|May 16 3:51 PM PT4:51 PM MT5:51 PM CT6:51 PM ET18:51 ET22:51 GMT6:51 3:51 PM MST5:51 PM EST6:21 PM VEN2:51 UAE (+1)5:51 PM CT-The Texas Rangers will meet with left-hander Martin Perez on Saturday to determine if the injured starter will undergo Tommy John surgery.
Analysis: The 23-year-old Perez felt discomfort in his elbow in his most start last Saturday. An examination revealed inflammation, and he said this week he's leaning toward having the procedure done. Perez is 4-3 with a 4.38 earned-run average in eight starts after going 10-6 as a rookie. He's 0-3 with a 13.15 ERA following consecutive shutouts.
|May 11 12:44 PM PT1:44 PM MT2:44 PM CT3:44 PM ET15:44 ET19:44 GMT3:44 12:44 PM MST2:44 PM EST3:14 PM VEN23:44 UAE2:44 PM CT-The Texas Rangers have put Matt Harrison and Perez on the disabled list, and could be without both starters for an extended period.
Analysis: Perez has a partial tear of his ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. He could have an injection and rehab that could keep him out three months, or possibly have Tommy John surgery.
|May 6 9:34 AM PT10:34 AM MT11:34 AM CT12:34 PM ET12:34 ET16:34 GMT0:34 9:34 AM MST11:34 AM EST12:04 PM VEN20:34 UAE11:34 AM CT-Perez fell to 4-2 on Monday.
Analysis: Perez struggled for the second consecutive start after hurling 26 straight scoreless innings. He allowed five runs on seven hits over five innings. In his past two games he has been torched for 13 runs in 9 2-3 innings.
|Apr. 30 10:18 AM PT11:18 AM MT12:18 PM CT1:18 PM ET13:18 ET17:18 GMT1:18 10:18 AM MST12:18 PM EST12:48 PM VEN21:18 UAE12:18 PM CT-Perez struggled in his first loss of the season, 9-3 to Oakland on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Perez (4-1, 2.95 ERA) was charged with a career-high eight runs and eight hits in his 4 2-3 innings. He had pitched 26 consecutive scoreless frames in his previous three starts.
|Apr. 24 4:01 PM PT5:01 PM MT6:01 PM CT7:01 PM ET19:01 ET23:01 GMT7:01 4:01 PM MST6:01 PM EST6:31 PM VEN3:01 UAE (+1)6:01 PM CT-Perez continues to be a machine in the season's early going, allowing three hits in his second straight shutout Wednesday at Oakland.
Analysis: Perez, who has posted a win in each of his last four starts, has thrown 26 scoreless innings over his last three outings.
|Apr. 19 12:56 PM PT1:56 PM MT2:56 PM CT3:56 PM ET15:56 ET19:56 GMT3:56 12:56 PM MST2:56 PM EST3:26 PM VEN23:56 UAE2:56 PM CT-Perez improved to 3-0, yielding three hits in his second career complete game Friday against the White Sox.
Analysis: Perez, who owns a 1.86 ERA, has been lights out in his last two starts, throwing 17 shutout innings.
|Apr. 14 3:20 PM PT4:20 PM MT5:20 PM CT6:20 PM ET18:20 ET22:20 GMT6:20 3:20 PM MST5:20 PM EST5:50 PM VEN2:20 UAE (+1)5:20 PM CT-Perez earned his second win of the season Sunday, allowing five hits over eight shutout innings against Houston.
Analysis: Perez is 2-0 with a 2.70 ERA in three starts.
|Apr. 2 2:32 PM PT3:32 PM MT4:32 PM CT5:32 PM ET17:32 ET21:32 GMT5:32 2:32 PM MST4:32 PM EST5:02 PM VEN1:32 UAE (+1)4:32 PM CT-Perez did not get a decision Tuesday against the Phillies for Texas.
Analysis: Perez struck out seven in 5 2-3 innings, allowing two runs. His next start is against the defending champion Boston Red Sox so beware.
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